Devout, and fearing God with all his house, doing many alms unto the people, and supplicating God continually,
And they said - Cornelius, a centurion, a man righteous and fearing God, well-attested by the whole nation of the Jews, hath been divinely instructed by a holy messenger to send for thee unto his house, and to hear words from thee.
And Paul, standing up, and making a sign with his hand, said - Ye men of Israel! and such as revere God! hearken: -
Brethren! sons of the race of Abraham, and those who among you revere God, - unto you, hath this word of salvation been sent forth.
And, when the messenger who had been speaking with him had departed, calling two of the domestics, and a devout soldier of them that constantly attended him,
But, in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh righteousness, is acceptable unto him.
For I have become his intimate friend, To the end that he may command his sons and his house after him, so shall they keep the way of Yahweh, by doing righteousness and justice. To the end that Yahweh may bring in for Abraham, what he hath spoken concerning him.
But, if it be, a vexation, in your eyes, to serve Yahweh, choose ye for yourselves, to-day, whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served, that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye are dwelling, - but, I and my house, will serve Yahweh.
wilt, thou thyself, hear in the heavens, the settled place of thine abode, and act, according to all for which, the stranger, shall cry unto thee, - to the end that all the peoples of the earth may truly know thy Name, so as to revere thee, like thy people Israel, and to know that, thine own Name, hath been given unto this house, which I have built?
then wilt, thou thyself, hear out of the heavens, out of the settled place of thine abode, and do according to all for which the stranger shall cry unto thee, - to the end that all the peoples of the earth may know thy Name, so as to revere thee like thy people Israel, and know that, thy Name, hath been given unto this house, which I have built?
A man, there was - in the land of Uz, Job, his name, - and that man was blameless and upright, and one who revered God, and avoided evil.
And so it was, when the days of the banquet came round, that Job sent and hallowed them, and rising early in the morning offered ascending-sacrifices according to the number of them all; for Job said, Peradventure my sons have sinned, and have cursed God in their hearts. Thus and thus, was Job wont to do all the days.
Guide me into thy truth and teach me, for, thou, art my delivering God, For thee, have I waited all the day:
Good and upright, is Yahweh, For this cause, will he direct sinners into the way.
How happy is he that is attentive to the poor, In the day of calamity, will Yahweh deliver him:
At evening and morning and high noon, have I been wont to lament and complain, And he hath heard my voice!
O Yahweh, God of my salvation, By day, have I made outcry, In the night, also before thee.
Mine eyes, shall be upon the faithful of the land, That they may dwell with me, - he that walketh in a blameless way, he, shall attend me.
That the nations may revere thy Name, O Yahweh, And all the kings of the earth, thy glory.
How happy they who observe his testimonies, with a whole heart, they seek him.
Yea if, for understanding, thou cry aloud, for knowledge, utter thy voice;
It is well that thou shouldst lay fast hold of this, but, even from the other, do not withdraw thy hand, - for, he that revereth God, shall come forth out of them all.
Is it not to break unto the hungry, thy bread, And the thrust-out oppressed, that thou bring into a home, - When thou seest one naked, that thou cover him, And from thine own flesh, shalt not hide thyself?
That they may revere - From the West the name of Yahweh, And from the Rising of the Sun his glory, For he will come in like a rushing stream, the breath of Yahweh, driving it on;
But, Daniel, when he knew that the writing, was signed, went to his own house, and, the windows being opened to him, in his chamber, toward Jerusalem, three times a day, was he kneeling upon his knees, and praying and giving thanks before his God, in like manner as he had been doing aforetime.
Then, the king, gave word, and they brought Daniel, and cast him into the den of lions. The king spake and said to Daniel, - Thy God, whom thou art serving continually, he, will deliver thee.
and, when he drew near to the den, unto Daniel, with distressed voice, made he outcry, - the king spake and said unto Daniel, O Daniel! servant of the Living God! Thy God, whom thou art serving continually, hath he been able to deliver thee from the lions?
From before me, is appointed a decree that, throughout every dominion of my kingdom, men tremble and withdraw falteringly from before the God of Daniel, - for that, he, is the Living God, and abiding for ages, and, his kingdom, that which shall not be destroyed, and, his dominion, is unto the end:
Be asking, and it shall be given you, Be seeking, and ye shall find, - Be knocking, and it shall be opened unto you.
And lo! there was, a man, in Jerusalem, whose name, was Symeon; and, this man, was righteous and devout, awaiting the consolation of Israel, and Holy Spirit was upon him;
And, they, coming near unto Jesus, began beseeching him earnestly, saying - Worthy, is he for whom thou mayest do this,
And he was speaking a parable unto them, as to its being needful for them always to pray, and not be faint-hearted;
Now there were in Jerusalem sojourning Jews, reverent men from every nation who were under heaven;
Howbeit reverent men assisted at the burial of Stephen, and made great lamentation over him.
And the Lord said unto him - Rise! go into the street which is called Straight, and seek, in the house of Judas, one Saul, by name, of Tarsus. For lo! he is praying, -
So then, the assembly throughout the whole of Judaea and Galilee and Samaria, had peace, building itself up, and going on its way in the fear of the Lord; and, by the advocacy of the Holy Spirit, was being multiplied.
Now, in Joppa, there was a certain female disciple, by name Tabitha, which, being translated, means Dorcas a Gazelle . The same, was full of good works and alms which she was doing.
And he, looking steadfastly at him, and becoming full of fear, said - What is it, Lord? And he said unto him - Thy prayers and thine alms, have gone up for a memorial before God.
And saith - Cornelius! thy prayer hath been heard, and, thine alms, have been remembered before God.
But, the Jews, urged on the devout women of the higher class, and the chief men of the city, and roused up a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, - and thrust them out from their bounds.
And, a certain woman, by name Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, devout towards God, was hearkening, whose heart, the Lord, fully opened, to be giving heed unto the things being spoken by Paul.
But, Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord, with all his house. And, many of the Corinthians, hearing, were believing, and being immersed.
And, one Ananias, a man devout according to the law, well-attested by all the Jews that dwelt there,
For Macedonia and Achaia have been well-pleased to make a certain fellowship for the destitute of the saints who are in Jerusalem, -
Moreover God is able to cause, every gracious gift, to superabound unto you, in order that, having in every thing, at every time, every kind of sufficiency of your own, ye may be superabounding unto every good work;
But, if any of you is sinning short of wisdom, let him be asking of God, Who giveth unto all freely and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him;
Who shall in anywise not be put in fear, O Lord, and glorify thy name, - because, alone, full of lovingkindness; because, all the nations, will have come, and will do homage before thee, because, thy righteous deeds, were made manifest?